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  • RAVEN WINGS. by Edwards, Anne.
    Edwards, Anne.
    RAVEN WINGS.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Millington, (1975.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A suspense novel set in Richmond, Virginia, with its roots in madness - "Eddie Polk believes that he has lived before. He believes that he is Edgar Allen Poe and that Ginnie, his young cousin, is the reincarnation of Poe's thirteen-year-old bride. 174 pp. Wraparound dust jacket art by Allan Guy. ISBN: 0-86000-0788.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (creasing to front flap of dj.) Rather hard to find, especially in this condition.

    Book ID: 50245
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  • SHORT STUDIES OF AMERICAN AUTHORS (Enlarged Edition.) by Higginson, Thomas Wentworth.
    Higginson, Thomas Wentworth.
    SHORT STUDIES OF AMERICAN AUTHORS (Enlarged Edition.)

    Edition: Limited facsimile edition.

    Pottsdown, Penna: The Americanist Press, (1967.). One of only 200 copies of this facsimile edition of a book originally published in 1888.I Includes essays on eight authors: Edgar Allen Poe, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry Thoreau, William Dean Howells, Helen Jackson, Henry Jame, Edwin Percy Whipple. 78 pp.

    Condition: Fine in stiff printed gold wrappers.

    Book ID: 51964
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  • DICKENS'S OWN STORY: Sidelights on His Life and Personality. by Nicoll, Sir William Robertson.
    Nicoll, Sir William Robertson.
    DICKENS'S OWN STORY: Sidelights on His Life and Personality.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Chapman and Hall, Ltd., 1923. Posthumous book publication of 14 essays, most originally published between 1901-1918 in British Weekly, which focused on Dickens's relationships with his literary contemporaries and close family members. Based in large part on letters to and from Dickens, these bring out the darker side of Dickens's personality, although Nicoll is quoted in the prefatory note as saying "There must be reticences. It is not decent or right to tell in print all you know of a man - you may easily misrepresent him by doing so." Includes two essays on Dickens and Edgar Allen Poe. Frontispiece portrait with tissue guard. Laid in is a small bookplate from The Old Curiosity Shop and a certificate that this article was purchased there. xii, 244 pp.

    Condition: Good overall in original olive green cloth with gilt lettering on spine - foxing throughout, most of the edges of the textblock and margins of the pages.

    Book ID: 76731
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